An end to America's exurbia? For first time, city, urban growth outpaces that of outer suburbs

  • Article by: HOPE YEN , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 5, 2012 - 2:15 AM

WASHINGTON - Stung by high gasoline costs, outlying suburbs that sprouted in the heady 2000s are now seeing their growth fizzle to historic lows, halting American city dwellers' decades-long exodus to sprawling homes in distant towns.

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